Rooftop cocktails at Harmon Guest House to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month


The Harmon Guest House rooftop is hosting a tasting event from 4-7 p.m. on September 21 to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

Three new cocktails—the Spicy Mezcal Margarita, Mezcal Buzz, and Stormy—will showcase the flavor of artisanal La Luna mezcal. Mezcal is made in Mexico from distilled agave. Cocktails are $15 each. Proceeds from the sale of the cocktails will support Corazón Healdsburg, an organization that works to unite the community with family programs and cultural events. To reserve, visit or call 707-922-5442. The Harmon Guest House is located at 227 Healdsburg Ave.


J Vineyards & Winery will conclude its Shifting the Lens Culinary Series with Chef Shenarri Freeman as Chef-in-Residence in the Winery’s Bubble Room September 29-October 2 and October 6-9.

The series began in July with chef-in-residence Jenny Dorsey, a Chinese-American chef, food writer and contestant on the Food Network’s “Chopped.” Chef Preeti Mistry, who co-founded the former Navi Kitchen and Juhu Beach Club restaurants in Oakland and competed on “Top Chef,” was the chef-in-residence in August.

Freeman will prepare a five-course or more vegan menu, accompanied by small-batch J wines. A special limited edition rose will also be served.

Tickets are $200 per person, with reservations available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. most days. To reserve, go to or call 707-431-5430. J Vineyards & Winery is located at 11447 Old Redwood Highway.


Muscardini Cellars is hosting several harvest events this fall, starting with a barrel-to-bottle tasting experience from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. Winemaker Michael Muscardini will offer samples from the barrel, as well as a range of bottlings paired with artisan cheeses and salume. Tickets are $45 or $35 for wine club members.

From 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. on September 24 and 25, the winery will host a Fall Release Weekend event, complete with live music, pizza made on site, and wine pairings. Tickets are $40 or $15 for wine club members.

In October, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on October 30, Muscardini Cellars will host a wine and paint pairing event, Palate to Palette. Wine flights and charcuterie will accompany a discussion of selected expressionist paintings, followed by a collaborative painting session and a glass of wine.

To book any of these events, go to or call 707-933-9305. The winery is at 9380 Sonoma Highway.

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